Help Change A Life

Boulder County is looking for volunteers willing to dedicate two to three hours of their time on a weekly basis to help local teens achieve positive life changes. The next mentor training class is scheduled for Tuesday, September 29, from 6 to 9 p.m.

The Boulder County Community Services Mentor Program needs adults who can work well with teens who are involved with county services. Adults will be a positive role model and commit to mentoring a teen weekly for one

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Charlie Parr – Stumpjumper

David McIntyre, Lyons BLuesologist

Earlier this spring Charlie Parr released Stumpjumper, his thirteen record but first on Red House Records. It was also his first release outside of his native Minnesota, and his first to feature a full band. Parr was joined by friend and fellow musician Phil Cook and a cast of local players, setting up in an old out building on the “Down Yonder

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The End Of The Trail Relive The Lewis & Clark Expedition Part III

Roads Traveled with Linda L. Osmundson

Lewis and Clark encountered snow as they left the Shoshone village to begin their trek across the Continental Divide on August 25, 1805 via a trail suggested by an old Indian. After the climb, they descended into the Bitterroot Valley where they met a band of Flathead Indians, bought fresh horses, and supplies before tackling the Bitterroot Mountains.

Spend some time in the Bitterroot Valley known as the “Banana Belt” of Montana. This valley is approximately

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How Do We Help?

LEAF exists to help. Our help includes coffee and a smile, emergency assistance, learning to budget, case management, a listening ear, resource referral, assistance with understanding a letter from the insurance company, and more. People ask us: How can I help? One way is you can volunteer—we can always use

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Lyons Elementary School’s Jog-a-thon fundraiser will take place on the morning of Friday, September 25, from 8 to 11:30 a.m.  The public is welcome to come witness these incredible kids, and can join them for a picnic lunch outside following the event. This year’s theme is SUPERHEROES!

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Town Hall Art Show

After a lengthy hiatus, the Town Hall Art Shows are back on the docket. Understandably, the Town of Lyons needed the usual “gallery” area for ongoing flood recovery presentations and displays.
Friday, November 6, between 4:30 and 7 p.m., at Town Hall is the drop off date and time for the community’s

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Flood Victims To Receive Help From Brookfield Residential Community Project and Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley

Every one-time visitor to Brookfield Residential model homes in the Denver area will translate into a $10 donation to the flood recovery efforts in Lyons, Colorado.

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Clarifier Dedication & Ribbon Cutting

By LaVern Johnson
Scores of people, some from as far away as Illinois, were on hand Saturday afternoon for the MOSAIC: Clarifier Project dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony. There was even one distinguished gentleman from Denver, Governor John Hickenlooper who braved the relentless sun to attend and be part of the festivities.

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LoV's Pay-Forward

Dear Lyons family and friends past and present,

You’ve been giving locally for a long time now, and we know it’s not over in Lyons.  First, THANKS for everything you have already done. And if your energy is directed to your own recovery, and that of Lyons, please know I respect that and understand completely.

However, I believe the world is more interconnected than we know (Remember giving aid to Japan after tsunami? Remember the money we got from Japan when our flood hit?), and for those of you that can help us

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